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WHUT
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
>> from portland, oregon, this is "democracy now!" >> in egypt, the united states followed standard operating procedure. standard procedure when one of your favorite dictators gets into trouble. first, the support him as long as possible. but if it becomes really impossible, say the army turns against him, then you send him out to pasture and get the intellectual quest to issue declarations about your love of democracy, then try to restore the bill system as much as possible. >> "who owns the world?" with the presidential election less than two away, we turn to a major new address by noam chomsky on pressing topics not addressed in the president to campaign -- climate change, latin america's break with the united states, the arab spring, and the danger nuclear-weapons already pose in the middle east. >> israel refuses to allow inspections at all, refuses to join the non-proliferation treaty, has hundreds of nuclear weapons, advanced delivery system, and a long record of violence and repression. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war an
SFGTV
Oct 30, 2012 3:30am PDT
in the entire western united states that doesn't have an adequate rail connection and that promise was made because we have the opportunity here to cut the commute for tens of thousands of people everyday in half by this investment. the vast majority of the people don't own a car. they depend on transit. well today through president obama's leadership, secretary lahood leadership, the vision of the leaders on the stage we are here to commit $942 million to fulfill that promise. [applause] >> with the signing of this grant agreement we are taking $942 million paid by california taxpayers and to create jobs now when we need them. we're also using those dollars to improve the quality of life, and as jackie spear pointed out plan for the future and economic prosperity of this whole area. when this subway extension opens as senator feinstein pointed out there will be 44,000 people using this light rail line. what she didn't point out that will make it the second or third busiest light rail in the united states. this is an environment that needs to be made and once it's built are gone the day
LINKTV
Oct 29, 2012 7:30pm PDT
sensibility, that we are border people, that we live in the space between both the united states and mexico, that we are of neither and of both, and that we are, particularly, a people who...have a political point of view. and this is essentially the bones of the work. this will be like the bones -- what will hold the whole piece together so that not any part of the image will fly to a place. not an arm, not a leg, not a form, not a mountain, not a rock, will be placed haphazardly. it will be placed with intention. it will be placed in a musical rhythm, one form to the other. increasingly, more people are understanding that the creative act is one that begins at the very point of research or thinking -- that that is the beginning of the art. and as you look at our site over here, you can see that there's a couple of major ways that people will see the piece. people coming right in this door will walk through this part of the room, and come into the center of the room, and they'll have a direct view of the overall wall. the difference between the way i work and the way artists have worked hi
SFGTV
Oct 30, 2012 3:30pm PDT
corrupt united states gave aid to domestic enemies panatumimabv to betray people, unconstitutional wars against cia fabricated enemies for fascist gain. obama claimed to be our commander-in-chief, which he is not. he [speaker not understood] end the war in iraq which he has not. he lied about those ho actually killed us on 9/11 t. was not al qaeda. the three capital crimes of trees on rendered constitutionalist turn dictator president obama [speaker not understood]. he can redeem himself. number three, more mass murder mitt transformed himself to more money mitt romnesia. [speaker not understood] imposter commander-in-chief obama committed a treason which is a felony. [speaker not understood] worried about being held accountable to [speaker not understood] by yours truly, [speaker not understood]. [speaker not understood]. president obama has lost his main no-brainer issue [speaker not understood]. >> thank you very much. next speaker. >>> john jingle. with more mass murders, [speaker not understood] controlling the media, obama needs another no-brainer issue to win over independent vot
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
better. >> hos wel if look at cyberace the united states rinow, how wouldou debe surityverall? much as we would deribe, maybe, crime or break-ins in a neighborhood? >> guest: well in the spirit of the explanatory mission we have, you can't really talk about cyberspace in the united states. a computer user in washington, d.c. or in wichita or san francisco is effectively working shoulder to shoulder with a computer user in beijing or in moscow. there's literally no seconds of difference in space and time in cyberspace. so i thought i'd point that out. as for the security, the reality is that, um, it's almost remarkable how vulnerabl comp sysms are. and cyberspace, um, is not what most people think it is. most people now equate cyberspace with the bear net. -- internet. but if they want to think about what cyberspace is, it's the gps system on the new cars, it's the iphone and the droids, it's jet fighters and jet planes. anything that is driven by computers, excuse me, by computer code and is linked to networks, um, can be a part of cyberspace. and the vulnerabilities are, um, almo s
KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2012 5:30pm PDT
devastated the south of the united states including the city of new orleans. republican campaign evented eeds in the s of virginia on sunday. both campaigns are concerned about the negative impact of early voting. ballots cast ahead of the election account for 30% of the total. we now go to sayaka mori who's been following this storm for us. >> yes, catherine. sandy is quite a massive storm. clouds are blanketing eastern portions of the u.s. into eastern canada. we have lots of reports of flooding as well as strong winds. now things will get even worse because the center of sandy is expected to move into the new jersey coast within the next couple of hours. storm surge is going to be a major concern that's going to be accompanied by high tide. that means water levels will get much higher than usual. coastal flooding is highly likely. that's why hundreds of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate. it looks like it's going to move through pennsylvania, new york city and aiming for new england states or southern quebec for the next several days. as it does so, rain will spread in
Comedy Central
Oct 29, 2012 7:30pm PDT
] unbelievable. anyway, it's been a big week. on thursday we had on the president of the united states. what happened was, and this is the truth, goldie hawn had been scheduled. [laughter] a last-minute conflict. so since the president was already in town for a previously scheduled traffic logjam, he stopped by for a 12-minute, you know, [bleeped], featuring all the standards, solid biden in a wet bathing suit gag, a couple, where the hell were you in the first debate zingers. yeah, those are real, baby. good old housing happen. reference, a smattering of some sober reflection, as well, concerning libya. i would say even you would admit it was not the optimal response, at least to the american people as far as us all being on the same page. >> well, here's what i'll say. >> jon: yeah? >> if four americans get killed, it's not optimal. >> jon: guess which part of that lit up the conservative media complex? biden. no, that's not right. not right. ah, it was hash tag "not optimal." by 10:00 p.m.'s "on the record" with greta van susteren, senator john mccain expressed his deep and in no way oppo
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of the bankruptcy code would have serious adverse consequences for the financial stability of the united states. i'm not going to go through all but if you look of the statute is in section 203 of dodd-frank but also the company has to meet the definition of the financial company under the statute. so, once that determination is made the company can consent on the point of receiver they are given notice and if they don't consent, then there is a process. here in d.c. the u.s. district court in d.c. for the judicial review they have 24 hours the case is under seal, the court has 24 hours after receiving the petition. if the court doesn't act within that 24 hours, the appointment is effective as an adderall. the decision to allow the appointment is not subject to stay if it goes up on appeal. once appointed they have broad authority similar to that we have in the financial and institutions under the fbi act and sola to the superpower over the last 75 plus years to resolve the financial institutions in a way that doesn't this route the competence and the financial system to resolve the power was incl
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 10:00am EDT
. [applause] >> thank you. in 1962, 50 years ago, mike published "poverty in the united states." at the time the american economy was in the golden age of economic prosperity. a rising tide was lifting all boats. the economy had grown rapidly. the wages of most workers have been growing faster than the rate of theinflation. almost no one talked about poverty. book not only change the discourse but the public policy landscape. he wrote "there is a familiar america that has the highest standard of living the world has ever known. that is not change the fact that tens of millions of americans are at this very moment existing at levels of been need those necessary for human decency." a short time later. the article appeared in the new yorker called "our invisible port." they said "the extent of our poverty has suddenly become visible." it is said that walter heller gate kennedy both the book and the new yorker review. most people and he read only the review. he did tell carrington to begin to put together some proposals to reduce poverty. last chapters he wrote "there is no point to tell the ins
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
the urging of the united states. the focus is now on bl the relevant countries will bridge their differences at a series of summits next month. >>> a spokesperson said there are no plans for direct talks with japan's leaders. relations between the countries have soured. china and taiwan also claim the islands. if summit is scheduled to open next monday. japanese prime minister is already considering attending. there's fo plano plans for the s to meet. >> translator: japan should immediately correct i wants mistakes. make an effort to remove obstacles to improving relations. >> observers say that chinese government sees the summit as a chance to promote its stance to the international community. mpb >>> buddhists are fighting a muslim minority. >> reporter: the conflict involves majority buddhists and minority muslims. local authorities say the latest wave of violence has killed 84 people and wounded more than 120 others. the international group human rights watch released satellite images of muslim homes in the area. compared with photos from march, they review heavy damage. the latest fight
PBS
Oct 30, 2012 2:30pm PDT
with historians, trying to figure out when the campaign for president of the united states -- will effectively shut down while folks are voting and a week before: open nationally. it is a remarkable turn of events, and i do not think anyone knows what the outcome will be. tavis: i am a sports guy, so in any particular game, if there is something that causes a stoppage in the play, some rained out games, it always depends whether they were making a comeback. it does have an impact if they have to stop for the weather. might this be the situation politically, that one side will be harmed if they have this stoppage? >> i think that is the best comparison. in football or baseball you want to keep doing the same thing, and the analogy for politics, you do not want anything to interrupt that. i am trying to get beyond campaign status. 9-11 was early, but there were a couple that were at fault. 9-11 with the races at a standstill. i am not comparing the tragedy of 9-11 with the impending smith storm -- with the impending storm, but it will certainly carry on tomorrow. we are talking about three days
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
line in the next eight days? ladies and gentlemen, the next president of the united states, mitt romney. >> thank you. [applause] >> what an avon lake welcome. it is an honor to be with you. than, you, sen. portman, and sen. taylor. he was my sparring partner in debate prep. it is nice not to argue with him. it is good to have him on the campaign trail. and congressman jim's work. we have to reelect him as the next congressman in the district. we have chairman reince priebus. we aere happy to have him. the former cleveland browns great, gary baxter. he is here. and i appreciate his support in the campaign. i have benen heartened by the support we're recieving. the attention on this race is because people understand how much is at stake. it is a critical time for the country. we face challenges, massive debt, and an economy that is not putting our people to work. young people coming out of college can't find work. china, which is going to be a major economic power. it has been taking a lot of jobs from people in ohio, with radical violent jihadists. this is a big election about big thing
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
for the united states to do. not a smart thing. you're going to turn him into a martyr, a martyr in the eyes of people all around the world, that doesn't advantage the united states. and i think the u.s. has already made a number of mistakes in this case with overkill and overaggressive accusations against him, which he's used very much to his benefit. i mean, if you looked at the asylum decision that was given by the ecuadoran foreign minister consisted o after long recitation of things that were said by public affairs spokesmen, by department of defense, by american diplomats, american public officials and so on. i was just listening to this, like, stunned at it. so it just seems to me that that would backfire. >> so questions from the audience in the short time we have here. anybody want to ask anything? there's a question back here. >> on the subject of leaks, i think we have to ask "the new york times" how often do you get leaks that are just so egregious from a national security point of view that you just step back from? i'm sure you get a lot of boring stuff that you just don't want
CNBC
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
crush the ability to the united states has given you. you have to cut the stocks from the cover off the united states. a country where we are pushing up 40 points per share this morning. virtually all the money was made right here in the united states. ♪ >> europe, was so awful that it almost wiped out the american gain. >> the house of pain. >> asia had a nice turn to a 40 million plus dollar gain. $85 million. but, hey, that is not much from the scheme of things. south america profit open again not all that significant. contrast that news with the report. ♪ hallelujah >> u.s. based furniture maker makes bed springs that i'm sure at some point pondered going into europe or latin mesh. i'm sure a whipper snapper said we have to make it more in the bed spring market. guess what? the good old us of a made these guys important. not because the stocks are going down, this one will be a jumper when the market opens tomorrow. it has been two weeks since the markets open tomorrow. the mortgage business, us bank corp and i'm not banking away. wells far go. i think it may have dinged the
Current
Oct 29, 2012 8:00pm PDT
alfas sets of hurricane sandy and that storm hitting the east coast of the united states now. it is shutting everything down in new york today including other cities including wall street. it has done that tomorrow. subways, stock market, all closed. so now we're going to discuss whether this has something to do with climate change, which unfortunately you won't see with a lot of outlets. we'll talk about the politics of it in just a minute. first, as i tell you about how the media is not focusing on climate change, it's amazing because they're literally getting battered by the storm and still not recognizing it. here is a collection of media reports on hurricane sandy. >> obama: ref pre-positioned assets where local personnel is working with state governments and we we have resources available for those communities hardest hit. i'm grateful for the cooperation of our state and local officials. conversations at this point there are no unmet needs. i think everyone is taking this very seriously. >> cenk: that was not a compilation of weather reports. we'll have that late for y
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
participation was social media, co-production of solution. david mentioned this. the united states is not quite at the vanguard of this. when i think it can just in, i think about singapore. he brought the copenhagen. i want to start with the ibm and cisco part of the world appeared word you see progress within cities? where is the u.s. -- part of the world. where do you see progress within cities? where in the u.s.? >> we can point to smarter transportation and public safety and health care. that is not necessarily a smarter city. as marchers city, and it was alluded to a number of times this morning, -- a smarter city, and it was alluded to a number of times this morning, is a city of the complex group of systems. how do you take advantage of the integration of those systems. this is where we are lacking. take a building. you can have a building and you can implement the best building information management system that exists in the world. then you can implement the best physical security system in the world. you be doing pretty well. there is an opportunity there to even better your operatio
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
-house who i had confidence in. he argueded three cases before the united states supreme court, had a criminal law and civil law background. he was confident. he had the right work ethic. everything about it was a perfect fit for us. remember, if you have a civil law firm with a contingency fee incentive in a case like that involving a state, you miss issues that are important to the state of alabama. one issue in the bp case, which is critical to state, is that the judge's decision to apply federal maritime law to the penalties that would apply if they recovered as opposed to state penalties. alabama has significant state penalties for these events. the judge decided to go with the federal statute. that's on appeal in the 5th circuit because we feel like in criminal law terms if they manufacture poisen in atlanta, sends it to birmingham to poisen someone, the state has jurisdiction over that. that's a simple analogy, but that's the state criminal law state authority power issue that's at stake in this litigation, and an in-house lawyer who understands that is particularly important
Comedy Central
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
news for president obama because -- >> in the history of presidents of the united states, he's our worst at foreign policy. >> this is a very weak ill-conceived foreign policy. every place you look is failure. >> the jimmy carter years look like the good old days compared to where we are right now. >> the president has communicated weakness. >> jon: weakness in foreign policy! obama is weaker than coolidge in foreign policy! weaker than polk! weaker than president flinchington j. craphispants. (laughter) as you know, the only president in united states history who ever had his wallet stolen by a baby. (laughter) you don't hear as much about old president craphispants. (laughter) but given obama's foreign policy record, this debate is going to be a bloodbath. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden. drones are being used in drone strikes and i support that entirely. and feel the president was right. i want to underscore the same point the president made. i felt the same as the president did. i supported his action there. absolutely the right thing to do to have crippling
Comedy Central
Oct 30, 2012 10:00am PDT
. craphispants. (laughter) as you know, the only president in united states history who ever had his wallet stolen by a baby. (laughter) you don't hear as much about old president craphispants. (laughter) but given obama's foreign policy record, this debate is going to be a bloodbath. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden. drones are being used in drone strikes and i support that entirely. and feel the president was right. i want to underscore the same point the president made. i felt the same as the president did. i supported his action there. absolutely the right thing to do to have crippling sanctions. (cheers and applause) >> jon: i think romney's leaning obama! (laughter) apparently romney is one of this year's coveted swing voters. look, how closely did mitt romney align himself with what had, i guess up until last night, been the worst foreign policy ever? listen to these guys duet on syria. >> i believe that assad must go. >> assad has to go. >> i don't want to have our military involved in syria. >> for us to get more entangled militarily in syria is a serious step. >
SFGTV
Oct 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT
of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice and share domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and to prosperity to ordain and establish this constitution for the united states of america. i have two boys living in kenya and these word have provided some inspiration for the following. then the lord said to moses, rise early in the morning and go in before pharaoh and say to him, thus says the lord god of the hebrews, let my people go that they may serve me. for at this time i will send all my plagues to your very heart and your servants and on your people that you may know that there is none like me in all the earth. now, if i had stretched out my hand and struck you and your people with pestilence, then you would have been cut off from the earth. but indeed for this purpose i have raised you up that i may show you my power in you and that my name may be declared in all the earth. as yet you exalt yourself against my people in that you will not let them go. behold tomo
WHUT
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
are watching bbc world news. at least 16 people have been killed in the united states and canada as tropical storm sandy sweeps inland. at least 50 homes in golf in flames in queens as the storm leaves millions without power or transport. the heads of five major financial organizations are meeting with german chancellor angela merkel in berlin to voice their concerns about the economic slowdown. leaders of the world bank, the world trade organization, and the international monetary fund and bank in germany, employment figures have been released. there is a lot to chew over. let's find out what that means for the ongoing your resume crisis. steve, i presume it means there will be some pressure on angela merkel. will that be the message? >> yeah, i think it is. these are the five big umbrella organizations that deal with economics, and the messages coming from them is you have to think about the pace of austerity in the light of the circumstances on the ground. the message from the imf from example is that if you go too fast with deficit reduction, you may make the economy even worse adn so wo
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, is on the better loss for adoption. -- better laws for adoption. we should encourage adoption in the united states of america with federal laws here in the state capital. and taxpayer funding of abortion -- our tax dollars should be used to fund medicare, and social security. and funding the military. they should not be used to fund abortions. sherrod brown is an extremist on the issue and supports using your tax dollars to fund abortion. we should not support abortions in the ninth month of pregnancy. but sheriff brown has an extremist position. can you explain to the people watching at home tonight, why do you support abortion in the ninth month of pregnancy. >> i have never heard anyone say that to me, judge. unlike judge mandel, -- josh. unlike josh mandel, my opponent has an extreme position and signed the exceptions for anything, rape and incest. i trust women to make decisions about their own health care. there are tens of thousands of women who get pregnant from rapes every year. it may not be something we want to acknowledged in the end, i will trust of high women to make -- i will trust
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
by the rebels judge of the united states where one-fifth of the u.s. economy is down -- generated, of death of the population lives in the theft of car sales, fifth of housing whereas the trend was narrowly focused. it was a tragic event. this is more like a hurricane that hit in 1938 that helped cars out and create that hamptons and east in the long end. certainly possibly this hurricane redefining the coast of new jersey in similar fashion , but over talking about is estimates of $50 billion in economic damages. i would say you can't get a ballpark number on this. about 21 states commensurately d.c. affected. possiblities as the states affected. lou: nowhere near the loss of life as katrina, because people did respond. we have to give the national weather service and hurricane center, all of the neurologists up and down the seaboard great credit because they did alert people to the -- what was coming , unimaginable as it was. >> and it is still happening, so that's why it's really difficult to get, you know, good, decent tally or an estimate. j.p. morgan chase and saying we could see the
CNBC
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of all of our employees and facilities in the east of the united states. we have a lot of our operations in the mid atlantic and northeast. but we do have crews working with the oil companies with the utility industry out there to help them get service back on track once this storm passes and the event is over. so right now, we're really just hunkering down like most and hoping and praying this thing passes over from a safety standpoint. >> we see the refineries closing one by one. have you ever had a flood or -- you have to clean up a flood mess at a refinery? >> oh, certainly. you know, most of these sites do shut down for the safety of their work force and the plant themselves. so we'll see what happens. if they need support, we're certainly there. that's the kind of work that we do. we did it during katrina and rita back in the '05-'06 time frame as you know. our emergency response crews are ready to go. we have teams staged and our emergency response center is staffed here at norwell. you know, we expect over the next, you know, 24-48 hours to be activated and help and deal with any
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
of 17 people in the united states. 7.4million homes and businesses all without power. that's across 16 states. including washington, d.c. we are hearing figures of between $10 and $20 billion in damage and 15,000 flights across the country have been canceled. ines ferre has the latest in new york city. >> reporter: thousands of new yorkers today are without power and the southern part of manhattan is virtually shut down. >>> reporter: a storm surge nearly 14 feet high pushed ashore flooding hundreds of miles of coastline from virginia to massachusetts. >> it's the most flooding i have seen in all the years i have lived here. >> reporter: floodwater and high winds have knocked out power to millions of people. >> we are seeing a large number of fires caused by downed wires and electrical problems relating to outages. >> reporter: more than 200 firefighters are still battling a blaze in an evacuation in queens. more than 50 homes have already been destroyed. the cause of the fire is still being investigated. and power outages prompted a mass evacuation from nyu hospital when a backup gene
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
at laguardia airport. big problems for transportation in the northeastern united states on the way. in addition, look at this. as you see this thing come ashore, there is an enormous dry section here which isn't going to stay. but what it is still pushing would be enormous winds. the storm has come hundreds and hundreds of miles with a sustained wind and pushed water the had way. as if you have taken a hand in a swimming pool and pushed a wave. that rain son the south shore long island and right into the city of new york. officials are reporting one person has died in a storm related crash outside d.c. meantime the sea is flowing out and innun dating coastal cities to the west. steve harrigan live from ocean city, maryland. steve, it has sounded awful there for hours. >> shepard, it has been awful for hours. some heavy winds and rain and really no way to get in or out of ocean city due to closures of some of the main roads and highways. as far as rescues go we have just heard from rescue operations workers here in ocean city. they have carried out at least 30 so far tonight. this is mainly nati
CNBC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
wants to blame it maybe the debate happens with a gallon of gas in the united states over the u.s. presidential election period. p so for me, yes, it's an oil company, yes, it's therefore dependent on the relationships in terms of the underlying price. yes, a lot of substitution of demand at the present moment in time and the response to the oil crisis then was to do massive change in terms of how we generate electricity. france the most notable example. so those are the responses that you get to those oil prices. b but the flip side is do we start to see other areas be more interesting and that may be from a commodity point of view, could it be specific mining products or liquid gas and we come back to the whole shale gas argument which produceses a competitive product which long term will reduce the price of oil. >> so what you're hard lining is a specific strategy in the commodity space. for so long diversified names have been scooping up investor interests. but we've seen that with cutting back in production. are you saying that argument is gone and the super cycle theory ha
CNN
Oct 29, 2012 9:00pm PDT
erin? >> all right. right now it is nearly midnight on the east coast of the united states. sandy right now is right over the city of philadelphia. the 1,000-mile-wide storm is being felt even where we are. obviously the surge here has started to recede. but the big question will be in the biggest city in the world, when can it get back up and running again. that could be quite some time. let's send it off now to piers morgan tonight. >>> breaking news tonight, 11 people are dead, as super storm sandy pounds the coast from south carolina to maine. 2.8 million without power, the water rising from atlantic city, lower manhattan . a crane on a luxury skyscraper has been dangling over the top of a building. streets have been closed off. nearby buildings evacuated. erin burnett is here in new york with record-breaking levels. the water has now begun to recede, albeit temporarily. chad myers is tracking the dangerous storm from the cnn severe weather center. let's start at battery park in lower manhattan which recorded nearly 14-foot tide tonight. smashing a record from hurricane donna.
CNN
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
, massive power outages result of sandy in the med lane exic. 21 people died in the united states from the storm. right now more than 7.5 million customers in 15 state have no electricity. according to early projections, damage from the storm between $10 billion and $20 billion. in new jersey, rescue crews plucking people off rooftops after a natural levee broke and flooded three towns in bergen. queens new york, fire destroyed dozen homes, 50 burned to the ground, 30 were on fire. and head of the new york transit authority says the city subway system is facing the biggest disaster in its history, including flooded tunnels and power outages. a short time ago, we heard from new york mayor michael bloomberg. >> make mo no mistake, this is a d devastating storm, first ever experienced. first responders heroic job. they are conduct life saving search and rescue missions and we owe them an enormous debt and gratitude. >> new jersey, a natural berm, levee, near the town as given way, on the new jersey side next to teeterboro airport and several nearby communities including little ferry under
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
to the united states, you could probably play a lot of things into a long-term threat, if this happens, if this happens, if this happens. is there any sense that it has to be a threat to national security in a shorter period of time, or is it just -- how does that appear to you? john, do you want to start? [laughter] >> well, yeah. these are not, these are not easy calls to make. um, generally, um, i'm staring at the camera here, so i'm self-censoring as i talk. generally in the post-9/11 years the internal criteria for the more aggressive, shall we say, counteror terrorist actions is that the target, the individual or the group has to present a continuing and direct threat to the united states' persons or interest. it, for instance, you know, we could not have gone and captured, let us say, a al-qaeda guy who would basically been a bad guy in the early '90s, say, in africa with bin laden but fallen off the radar since then suddenly turns up, turned up after 9/11. he was not, there was no intelligence indicating, no intelligence indicating he was a continuing much less direct threat. b
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
had a very impressive call with our president of the united states who committed to the industry, recognize severity of storm made a strong commitment to help us remove the barriers to move workers from west coast to east coast as well as -- >> did he give you money? >> he offered some assistance, for example in new york, and new jersey, there has been flooding, some underground facilities have been flooded. so we need to pump the water out, core of engineers can be a tremendous asset to us in removing that water to survey the restoration effort. gerri: we showed pictures of fellows already out working and neighborhoods trying to restore power. and we said that power will be restored in the city itself in about 4 days, and regional areas in a week, is that on target. how long it will take, there are millions as we said who are awaiting their lights to come on. >> first we have to clear the roads, have to clear the trees that have fallen on power lines, and remove the water, we can assess the damage, we believe that will take two days, then the ree restoration efforts, wee persona
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
of the united states. if you were with us yesterday and last night, we told you what we thought was happening. we were getting reports from up and down the east coast from new england to the carolinas. put together a picture of what we thought could be the most devastating storm ever to hit the united states. today we know that is what we have. what will prove to be the most costly natural disaster in the history of this country. it has piled right in to the most densely populated area of our nation and all over the local airwaves in new york city and other metropolitan areas all over the twitter universe and authorities wonder, do we have to reassess everything that we know about the way we build, the way we allow for egress and ingress, no one thought a category one storm, but that is not the end all and be all of storms could do what this storm has done. over the next hour we will try to bring it to context and show you the maps we worked with yesterday to show you where this happened. it is new york city and down the shore of new jersey and state after state after state the disaster of 20
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 8:30pm EDT
independent, bipartisan members of the united states congress, and that's where i think we've had thoughtful, independent leadership in the 10th district for the last 30 some odd years. that's what i told the 10th district i would be, and that's exactly what i've done -- >> moderator: and, brad schneider, you've been on the show twice before, and you said you were, quote, progressive. lately you've been describing yourself as a moderate. what are you? schneider: i said a pragmatic proyes, sirrive on -- progressive. i'm 100% supportive of women's rights, the right of a woman to make her own choice. on rights of equality, i support marriage equality, i support the opportunity for everyone to be able to have security in their employment whether they're straight or gay or lesbian. i believe that we should have repealed don't ask, don't tell. and these are real differences between me and my opponent who is not 100% pro-choice, who has voted to, um, or wanted to delay the repeal of don't ask, don't tell. >> moderator: you've raised a series of important things. a real quick response from congressm
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
on the democratic side is a minority that is worried about the rich? i just want to tphknow when is united states going to wake up and stop living off other people? host: tie this to the question then. trust in the government during natural disaster. do you think the government shouldn't have a role in responding? should it be privatized? caller: yes, it should be privatized. all means it should be privatized. host: why do you think the private sector would do a better job? caller: because three spend too much money, period. host: so, we run it more efficiently, less money spent? caller: the private sector is not in debt $16 trillion. the federal government is. tore up the road in front of my house three times in the last nine years. host: david from riverside a republican. inez, fort washington, michigan. democratic caller. go ahead. caller: i'm calling because one caller earlier he blamed president obama. i think that president obama is doing a wonderful job. i'm 71 years old and i have been through floods. my basement has flooded. i didn't blame anybody. i got out and did what i had to do. i d
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
,000 flights across the united states have been canceled. ines ferre is live in new york with more on the wrath of sandy. >>> reporter: hurricane sandy flooded some areas of new york city, knocked out power of thousands, and the southern part of manhattan is virtually shut down. >>> reporter: a storm surge nearly 14 feet high pushed ashore flooding hundreds of miles of coastline from virginia to massachusetts. >> it's the most flooding i have seen in all the years i have lived here. >> reporter: floodwater and high winds have knocked out power to millions of people. >> we are seeing a large number of fires caused by downed wires an electrical problems relating to outages. >> reporter: more than 200 firefighters are still battling a blaze in an evacuation in queens. more than 50 homes have already been destroyed. the cause of the fire is still being investigated. and power outages prompted a mass evacuation from nyu hospital when a backup generator failed. dozens of ambulances lined up to evacuate more than 200 patients throughout the early- morning hours and extra help was called in to help mov
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
on the fact we will have complete support from the president of the united states. >> people of ohio have big hearts, so we're expecting you to follow through and help out. >> the president has been all over this and he deserves great credit. i have been on the phone with him yesterday personally three times. >> i want to thank all the first responders throughout this country. >> this looks like another time when we need to come together all across the country, even here in ohio. >> the election will take care of itself next week. right now our number one priority is to make sure that we are saving lives. ♪ >>> we begin as the east coast confronts devastating flooding, power outages, and scattered fires, all the consequences of a powerful storm of historic proportions. in sandy's wake at least 28 are dead in the u.s. dozens of homes lost to fire or swept to sea. mass transit stalled, and some 8 million without power. the president has been hunkered down at the white house declaring states of emergency, working with governors, and helping to coordinate relief efforts. just an hour ago he tra
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
in the united states. >>> 6.2 magnitude after shock showed a 7.7 quake which prompted a tsunami warning in the area. there was a 6.3 with no significant points of damage. >>> a two are accused of strangling a woman and now the daughter is speaking out for the first time in an interview you will only see on channel 250.$♪. >> they allegedly stole guns cash and jewelry. they set the home on fire. >> it is so horrific and it is happen to my family. >>> a union city woman faces 25 years in prison after she was convicted of killing michelle le. prosecutors called giselle esteban a monster after she accused michelle le of having an affair. they say the verdict has lifted the burden. >> giselle esteban's attorney tried to argue it was man slaughter trying she killed in passion. >>> the rest of the country was not very excited about the world series plus, stocking up on merchandise, there is a warning to buyers and sellers. . >>> the giant dugout was bigger all day and they are expecting it at the parade of course. they are also warning about counterfeit money gear. in the past week, federal
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:30am EDT
to normal. >> still to come sandy brought more than wind and rain to parts of the united states. some places of snowfall, and not far from the d.c. region. >> looked at this. you cannot forget about the snow. this is a resort in west virginia at with a ski resort. this is a result of hurricane sandy. -- wisp ski resort. the national weather service predicts up to 3 feet of snow. the early snowfall at higher elevations could provide a boost to the ski resorts, who may be able to open early. >> a lot of local area children wanted to make sure they would get out to do some trick-or- treating for halloween. looks like that will be the case. >> it's going to be cold at for that. they will be wearing boots to trick-or-treat pit bull in west virginia. the storm should be out of here for everybody for trick-or- treating tomorrow night. -- they will be wearing boots for trick-or-treating in west virginia. something to watch in the next 12 hours or so. the center of circulation of sandy is in the central part of virginia. it's no longer a tropical system. it is post-tropical. the hurricane center is n
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising thitunited states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa actison is responsible for the content of this advertising. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or save a mother's life.
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 1:35am EDT
deaths in the united states. more than 14,000 flights have been canceled. damage could reach $20 billion. >> and it has flooded several new york city subway tunnels, and much of the manhattan skyline is dark. >> just very odd to see. here in d.c., can you expect strong winds and heavy rain throughout the night. the federal government and many local governments and school systems will bound b closed tomorrow. for the latest, go to our website, wusa9.com. >> with this storm system, it delivered something quite quiet different just a couple of hours west of d.c. we're talking snow and lots of it. counties in maryland, virginia, and west virginia all bracing for feet of the white stuff. >> reporter: the national weather service issued blizzard warnings for much of the appalachian mountains. west virginia's governor declared a state of emergency as the snow began to fall. >> we're getting ready for the winter storm, you know. >> reporter: the snowshoe mountain resort was one of the first to see the snow. 4 inches now could grow to 2 feet by tomorrow. some roads are treacherous already. >> our
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